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AUDIO: The reason behind Bok discard's exit at Stormers

NEWS: After months of speculation the Stormers finally confirmed that Hacjivah Dayimani's time at the Cape Town franchise has come to an end.

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Currie Cup saved

NEWS: The Currie Cup has been saved through a 'compromise'.

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Emerging Ireland side headed for Bloemfontein

NEWS: Bloemfontein will host an Emerging Ireland squad that will play three matches against two Currie Cup and a Super Rugby team in October.

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URC, semifinals - referee appointments

NEWS: The match officials appointments of the United Rugby Championship Semi-Finals have been confirmed.

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SARU reacts to EPRU and 'gunslingers' stand-off

UPDATE: The South African Rugby Union moved to bring stability in the warring Eastern Province Rugby Union.

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VIDEO: Brumbies 'good enough' to make history in Auckland

SPOTLIGHT: Brumbies captain Allan Alaalatoa says his team must learn from their previous Super Rugby defeats in New Zealand to succeed in Friday's crunch semifinal at the Blues.

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Smith's golden boot earns him URC award

NEWS: The Bulls’ Chris Smith has walked away with the United Rugby Championships’ Golden Boot Award thanks to his accurate place-kicking.

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Steve Borthwick v Eddie Jones: The headline of Tokyo face-off

SPOTLIGHT: It is the master versus the pupil when Japan and England face off next week.

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PICTURE: Bok flyer provides update after surgery

SPOTLIGHT: Springbok flyer Kurt-Lee Arendse took to social media to provide an update after he underwent emergency cheekbone surgery on Sunday.

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Rebels lock ready to answer call for Wales Test

NEWS: Lukhan Salakaia-Loto says he will be ready to answer a call from Wallabies coach Joe Schmidt, despite missing the back half of the Super Rugby Pacific season.

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VIDEO: From waterboy to URC semifinal

VIDEO: He has been the waterboy for the last few weeks but Bulls flank Marcell Coetzee might make his return for the all-important United Rugby Championship semifinal against Leinster at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

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The big threat to Bulls' URC glory

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: If there is one man the Bulls will have to keep a close eye on this Saturday, it is James Lowe.

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Bok newbies under the spotlight

SPOTLIGHT: In a bold step to create depth that can take the Springboks forward several stars have emerged from the United Rugby Championship and the European Cup to win their first Bok call-up.

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VIDEO: The last time the Boks visited Twickenham

SPOTLIGHT: The excitement for the Springboks' season opener at Twickenham is growing day by day.

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Bok discard tops Premiership stats

SPOTLIGHT: Thomas du Toit has been pure gold for Bath since joining the Premiership club from the Sharks but is his performance tinged gold enough for Springbok colours this season?

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England coach Borthwick defends Curry selection

REACTION: Tom Curry has been named in England's squad for their tour of Japan and New Zealand despite a warning from his club coach that including him would be "guaranteed" to shorten his career.

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Bok battles X-factor SA stars for main URC gong

NEWS: The Bulls duo of Kurt-Lee Arendse and Cameron Hanekom are up against the Lions’ versatile Sanele Nohamba for the coveted United Rugby Championship Player of the Season Award for 2024.

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England bring in six uncapped players for series against All Blacks

SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: England head coach Steve Borthwick has revealed his 36-man squad for their upcoming tour to New Zealand.

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Bulls send a player to Rassie after Kolbe blow

SQUAD UPDATE: Springbok head coach Rassie Erasmus has tweaked his training squad ahead of next week's Test against Wales at Twickenham.

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VIDEO: 'We are ahead of what people in South Africa are thinking'

SPOTLIGHT: It has been a great season of progress for the Italian club Benetton said one proud head coach Marco Bortolami.

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'I don’t believe that is foul play': Van Graan gives his verdict on red card

REACTION: Bath boss Johann van Graan had a few complaints about Beno Obano's red card in the Prenmiership Final against Northampton Saints at Twickenham Stadium.

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Rassie's Bok squad: The winners and losers

Springbok head coach Rassie Erasmus selected a group of 35 players ahead of the first Test of the season against Wales in London on June 22. 

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Return of Stormers will complicate Bok plans at No.10

OPINION: Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has shown his intent by selecting five flyhalves in his initial training squad, yet it remains to be seen whether Manie Libbok or a newcomer will start against Wales in the season-opener.

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VIDEO - White: 'We probably got no chance against Leinster and Munster'

VIDEO: In everybody's eyes the Bulls have no chance of beating either Leinster or Munster, but Jake White, the Director of Rugby, says that can be a nice place to be.

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Stormers 'absolutely perplexed' with ref calls in URC quarterfinal

REACTION: Stormers Director of Rugby John Dobson said he was baffled by some of the decisions that went against his team in Saturday's United Rugby Championship quarterfinal against Glasgow Warriors.

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All Black lock to miss England series

INJURY UPDATE: The All Blacks will be without one of their locks when they face England in a two-Test series.

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'Maybe we'll go on a boat': Leinster boss asks for travel advice

REACTION: As soon as the full time whistle blew at the Lansdowne road stadium in Dublin after their quarterfinal against Ulster, flights for Leinster's semifinal against the Bulls in Pretoria were searched and booked in the changeroom. 

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Stage is set for All Black flyhalf battle

SPOTLIGHT: Hurricanes flyhalf Brett Cameron said he is relishing his battle with All Blacks playmaker Damian McKenzie in the Super Rugby Pacific semifinal against the Chiefs.

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Smith assesses perfectly scripted win over Stormers

REACTION: The Glasgow Warriors team executed their quarterfinal plan for Stormers to perfection revealed a very proud head coach Franco Smith.

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URC, quarterfinals - the epic moments

WATCH as we bring you all the momentous moments from the quarterfinal matches of the United Rugby Championship at the weekend.

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England lose key figure ahead of New Zealand tour

INJURY UPDATE: England suffered a major setback with the news that experienced flyhalf George Ford will miss the upcoming tour to Japan and New Zealand.

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Rassie's first squad littered with rookies

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus named an exciting squad of 35 players for the team's first official training camp of the season.

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VIDEO: 'Emergency surgery' as Bulls hope to get Bok back for Tests

WATCH as Bulls Director of Rugby Jake White gives an update on the cheekbone injury of World Cup-winning Springbok Kurt-Lee Arendse.

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Stormers crumble in URC quarterfinal against Glasgow

REPORT: The Stormers' first United Rugby Championship play-off game away from home has ended in defeat.

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Then there were four

NEWS: The path to the 2024 United Rugby Championship Final will go through Limerick and Pretoria.

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RECAP: Glasgow Warriors v Stormers

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the United Rugby Championship quarterfinal face-off between Glasgow Warriors and the Stormers.

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Champion Lawes: 'I don't think we could have played worse'

REACTION: Courtney Lawes said his career in the English club game had finished with the "ending you want".

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RECAP: Leinster v Ulster

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the United Rugby Championship quarterfinal face-off between Leinster and Ulster in Dublin.

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Leinster heads to Loftus after Ulster rout

MATCH REPORT: Leinster brushed aside Ulster 43-20 in Dublin to book a United Rugby Championship semifinal clash against the Bulls in Pretoria next weekend.

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VIDEO: 'I am at a point now in my career where a move is needed'

Watch as Curwin Bosch chats to the Behind the Ruck crew - Springboks Juan de Jongh and Rudy Paige.

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Saints edge Van Graan's 14-man Bath in dramatic Premiership Final

MATCH REPORT: Courtney Lawes bowed out of the English game as a Premiership champion after his Northampton side edged 14-man Bath 25-21 in a dramatic Final at Twickenham on Saturday.

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Another Bulls Bok injured as they escape Benetton scare

MATCH REPORT: The Bulls will play in the United Rugby Championship semifinals, but they had to survive a massive scare against a predetermined Benetton team.

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RECAP: Northampton Saints v Bath

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the Premiership Final face-off between Northampton Saints and Bath at Twickenham.

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RECAP: Bulls v Benetton

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the United Rugby Championship quarterfinal face-off between the Bulls and Benetton at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.

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Edging closer to crowning a new Super Rugby champ

NEWS: The 2024 Super Rugby Pacific semifinal fixtures have been confirmed, with the Hurricanes and Blues earning precious home-ground advantage next weekend.

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Hurricanes, Blues march on as Rebels' Super Rugby tenure ends

SUPER RUGBY WRAP: Melbourne Rebels' last ever Super Rugby Pacific match has ended in heartbreak, with the Hurricanes storming to a 47-20 victory on the back of a big second half in Wellington.

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VIDEO: The most 'underrated' Bok

WATCH as Damian de Allende talks about the plaudits heaped on him by his teammates.

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Munster clinch home semifinal

MATCH REPORT: Munster secured a home United Rugby Championship semifinal after beating Ospreys convincingly at Thomond Park in the quarterfinal on Friday evening.

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RECAP: Munster v Ospreys

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the United Rugby Championship quarterfinal face-off between Munster and Ospreys at Thomond Park, in Limerick.

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URC, quarterfinals - teams and predictions

SATURDAY PREVIEW: Benetton has to do what only one team, defending champions Munster, has achieved in the United Rugby Championship this season - win at Loftus Versfeld.

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Northampton Saints v Bath - Teams and Prediction

PREMIERSHIP FINAL: Northampton loose forward Courtney Lawes will aim to bow out of the English game as a Premiership champion when he plays his last game for the club in Saturday's Final against Bath at Twickenham.

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Stormers flyer learns his fate after high shot on Nohamba

NEWS: The Stormers have been dealt a blow ahead of their quarterfinal match against the Glasgow Warriors.

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VIDEO: Boks' World Cup winner under the knife

INJURY UPDATE: The Bulls revealed World Cup winner Canan Moodie is in a race against time to be fit for South Africa's mid-year internationals.

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Stormers suffer Roos blow

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Stormers Director of Rugby John Dobson has made several changes to his matchday squad for Saturday's United Rugby Championship quarterfinal against Glasgow Warriors in Scotland.

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White reveals replacements for injured Boks

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Bulls Director of Rugby Jake White has revealed his team to face Benetton in Saturday's United Rugby Championship quarterfinal at Loftus Versfeld.

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Ruthless Chiefs send Reds packing

MATCH REPORT: The Reds' season of high hopes and promise has ended in disappointment with a 21-43 submission to the Chiefs in the opening Super Rugby Pacific quarterfinal in Hamilton.

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Kolisi's big job against Top 14 heavyweights

PREVIEW: Siya Kolisi's Racing 92 will face La Rochelle in the final round of the French Top 14's regular season on Saturday as one of five clubs eyeing the final two play-off spots.

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Ferris: No pressure on Ulster

SPOTLIGHT: All the pressure ahead of the URC quarterfinal between Leinster and Ulster will be on the home team.

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Toulouse lock suspended for three weeks

NEWS: Toulouse replacement lock Richie Arnold has been suspended for three weeks. This decision came from an independent disciplinary hearing that stems from the Champions Cup final at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on May 25th 2024.

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URC, Quarterfinal: Teams and Prediction

PREVIEW: Munster is the defending champions and some great form late in the season saw them top the URC table. They face a tough task against Ospreys, who have performed admirably this season, at Thomond Park, Limerick on Friday.

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SARU loses in another court battle

NEWS: Just a day after losing its arbitration battle against the players' union, MyPlayers, the South African Rugby Union suffered another significant loss in a court case.

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Lions insist Hendrikse commit to contract

NEWS: The Lions have confirmed that flyhalf Jordan Hendrikse will need to wait another six months before he can join the Sharks. 

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Gatland brings in another uncapped player ahead of Bok Test

SQUAD UPDATE: Wales head coach Warren Gatland has added another player to his squad ahead of the Test season.

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Rhyno Smith on Loftus trip: 'We must believe that we have what it takes'

SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: Benetton have named their 28 player squad for their quarter-final showdown against the Bulls at 15:30pm this coming Saturday. 

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Hard-working lock signs for Stormers

NEWS: Another key player has signed on the dotted line for the Stormers.

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VIDEO: Will the Bulls head to Soweto again?

WATCH as Martin Anayi, CEO of the URC, speaks about the 'contingency plans' in place because the Bulls are unable to host a potential Final at Loftus Versfeld.

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All Black stalwarts recommit until 2027

All Black veterans Scott Barrett and Codie Taylor recommitted to New Zealand to the 2027 World Cup.

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VIDEO: SA v Ire - It will be war

WATCH this sneek peak of double World Cup winner Damian de Allende talking about the highs of 2023 and what awaits in 2024.

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AUDIO: 'It is what we deserve'

LISTEN as Stormers Director of Rugby John Dobson speaks about his team's winless record at Scotstoun Stadium and gives his quarterfinal predictions.

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VIDEO: 'Late bloomer' Smith on how to play the Italians

VIDEO: A quarterfinal is no time to be fancy says Bulls flyhalf Chris Smith as he looks ahead at the United Rugby Championship clash at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

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How Johann Van Graan sparked Bath's revival

SPOTLIGHT: Johann van Graan has been key to Bath's revival over the last two years, with the South African coach overseeing a dramatic transformation since his arrival from Irish province Munster in 2022.

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Bulls set new benchmark for attack

NEWS: The Bulls not only secured a URC home quarterfinal, they also quietly surpassed Leinster as the top try-scoring team in the competition.

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Another Bok out of QF clash at Loftus

NEWS: The Bulls will be without their star Springbok wing Canan Moodie when they host the quarterfinal of the United Rugby Championship against Benetton at Loftus Versfeld this weekend.

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Super Rugby Pacific, quarterfinals - teams and predictions

PREVIEW: The Super Rugby Pacific quarterfinals kick off on Friday, June 7 with the Chiefs welcoming the Queensland Reds to Waikato.

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VIDEO: Bulls to be wary of gutsy Italians

VIDEO: The Bulls must be wary of the never-say-die attitude of the Italians come Saturday’s URC quarterfinal, says flank Nizaam Carr.

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World Rankings: History-making Fiji and Hong Kong move up

NEWS: Fijiana are set to move to a new all-time high in the World Rugby Women’s Rankings after winning back the Oceania Women’s Championship title from Samoa.

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URC play-offs: What if it is a tie?

SPOTLIGHT: We break down what happens when knockout matches are drawn in the United Rugby Championship.

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SA stars dominate URC stats

STAT ATTACK: For a third year in a row, South African players have shown the value they add to the United Rugby Championship competition.

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VIDEO: URC bosses keeping a keen eye on SARU v MyPlayers stand-off

WATCH as URC CEO Martin Anayi talks about the ongoing talks between MyPlayers and SARU over finding a two-month resting period for the players and how it impacts on their participation in Europe.

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Fassi: Beyond the celebrations and trophies

INTERVIEW: There has been plenty of reasons for Aphelele Onke Okuhle Fassi to celebrate in the last few weeks. He chatted to @king365ed.

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Nakarawa loses millions in claim against Racing 92

NEWS: Fijian international Leone Nakarawa on Tuesday lost on appeal his bid for one million € compensation for breach of contract after his sacking by French club Racing 92.

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Sharks confirm early release of Bok star

NEWS: It has been confirmed that Sharks wing Aphiwe Dyantyi has been granted an early release from his contract with the Durbanites.

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VIDEO: Player banned for life for this tackle

NEWS: A high tackle of a different kind resulted in a Namibian club player being banned from ever playing rugby again.

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VIDEO: Stormers boss addresses Notshe's 'homecoming'

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: With the season drawing to a close, the annual transfer frenzy has been picking up rapidly, and one man who has been making headlines is Sikhumbuzo Notshe.

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URC, quarterfinals - referee appointments

NEWS: The match officials appointments for the United Rugby Championship quarterfinals this weekend have been confirmed.

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VIDEO: Job is far from done says Moodie

VIDEO: The Bulls won't be chasing tries when they host Benetton in the quarterfinal of the United Rugby Championship. 

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SARU throws book at Zelt with eight new charges

UPDATE: @king365ed brings you the latest in the protracted Zelt Marais saga - which includes a new disciplinary hearing.

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The Springbok side effects of Lions and Sharks exits

OPINION: The Springboks look set to benefit from the Sharks and Lions' exit from the United Rugby Championship, as preparations for the one-off Test against Wales gather momentum.

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Extra heat on Manie Libbok

SPOTLIGHT: The Glasgow Warriors made no secret of their intention for Stormers flyhalf Manie Libbok when the two teams meet this Saturday during the United Rugby Championship quarterfinal fixture.

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Gatland reveals his hand as Bok Test draws nearer

SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: Wales head coach Warren Gatland has named a 36-player training squad for the 2024 Test season.

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'Dead men walking' or real Rebels?

SPOTLIGHT: Melbourne Rebels coach Kevin Foote said his doomed Super Rugby team can do "something special" by delaying their demise with an upset quarterfinal win at the Hurricanes.

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Curry gets England nod ahead of NZ trip

SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: Steve Borthwick has ramped up preparations for England's tour to Japan and New Zealand by unveiling a 33-strong squad.

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Benetton are no strangers to upsetting Bulls

SPOTLIGHT: Benetton is flying the Italian flag having qualified for the quarterfinals of the United Rugby Championship, where they face the Bulls at Loftus on Saturday.

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VIDEO: Roos puts 'another arrow' in his quiver ahead of Test season

SPOTLIGHT: Stormers star Evan Roos said he has broadened his knowledge of the game by playing in different positions in the back row for the Stormers this season.

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Lions centre heads to England

TRANSFER NEWS: Lions centre Tyler Bocks has revealed the next chapter in his career.

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Leinster get a boost ahead of Ulster showdown

SQUAD UPDATE: Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has issued an injury update ahead of Saturday’s United Rugby Championship quarterfinal against Ulster in Dublin.

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Munster lose three key players ahead of URC quarterfinal

INJURY UPDATE: Munster head coach Graham Rowntree will be forced to make some changes to his matchday squad for Friday's United Rugby Championship quarterfinal against the Ospreys.

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SARU and SAREO face crucial call after arbitration award favours the Players

NEWS: The South African Rugby Football Union and SAREO face a dilemma, after the arbitration verdict significantly favoured the players' union, MyPlayers.

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SARU responds to losing arbitration battle

REACTION: The South African Rugby Union said it has noted the outcome of the proceedings of an arbitration hearing in respect of the rest periods for contracted provincial players.

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The legacy of two Bok stalwarts

SPOTLIGHT: Two Springbok stalwarts, Ruan Pienaar and Willem Alberts, recently announced their retirement from the game, having amassed a total of more than 800 first-class matches between them for teams in South Africa and Europe, as well as in the green and gold.

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VIDEO: It is 'game on' for travelling Stormers

WATCH as Stormers Director of Rugby John Dobson talks about their first URC away play-off game since the inception of the tournament.

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VIDEO: Bok flank doubtful for URC quarters

VIDEO: The Bulls’ Marco van Staden could miss out on his team’s United Rugby Championship quarterfinal against Benetton on Saturday.

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Next chapter in Curwin Bosch's career confirmed

TRANSFER NEWS: Flyhalf Curwin Bosch has officially said goodbye to the Sharks.

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How Bulls can host the URC Final

SPOTLIGHT: The deciding round of the United Rugby Champions league season ran according to script by having everyone on the edge of their seats from beginning to end and the play-offs that kick off this weekend promise to do the same.

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'Stick with us': Rebels captain sends message after Super Rugby axing

SPOTLIGHT: Melbourne captain Rob Leota has vowed his side will push through the heartbreak of their franchise's demise to shine in their first Super Rugby finals appearance.

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Top schools take momentum into mid-year break

WEEKEND WRAP: Rondebosch, Waterkloof and Durban High have strengthened their respective positions in the unofficial school rankings ahead of the second phase of the season.

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Introspection after SA women gets relegated

REACTION: South African women's Sevens coach Renfred Dazel said they will have to take their SVNS relegation on the chin, regroup and give their season a fitting finish at their first appearance at the Olympic Games later this year.

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Madrid SVNS, Day Three - men

LIVE UPDATES: Join us as we bring you LIVE updates on Day Three of the HSBC SVNS winner-takes all Grand Final.

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Madrid SVNS, Day Three - women

LIVE UPDATES: Join us as we bring you LIVE updates on Day Three of the HSBC SVNS winner-takes-all Grand Final.

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REVEALED: Why BlunderBoks stumbled in Spain

REACTION: It was not the result they had hoped for, but the South African Sevens team will take away valuable lessons from Madrid this weekend, after they finished sixth in the SVNS Grand Finale in Spain.

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VIDEO: 'Cherry on top' for Lions may have Green and Gold tinge

WATCH as Lions coach Ivan van Rooyen chats about his team's season and the possibility of some new Springboks.

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Southern Suburbs derbies the headliners

WEEKEND RESULTS: It was a more subdues weekend on the school scene, with a number of the top schools taking a break.

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Sale's Hill accused of fan clash as Bath reach Premiership final

NEWS: Bath reached the English Premiership final with a tense 31-23 win against Sale that was marred by Sharks star Jonny Hill's alleged clash with a fan after the final whistle on Saturday.

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AUDIO: The hard work is not done yet says Plumtree

AUDIO: Sharks Head Coach John Plumtree will reflect on the season that was during his flight back to New Zealand next week.

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Bulls crowned SA Shield champs

MATCH REPORT: A brace of tries by Akker van der Merwe helped the Bulls claim the South African Shield and secure a top-two finish in the United Rugby Championship.

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Fourteen-man Stormers leave Lions sweating over play-offs

MATCH REPORT: The Stormers overcame a red card to record a hard-fourth 29-24 win over the Lions in the Round 18 match of the United Rugby Championship at Cape Town Stadium.

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Munster down Ulster to go top of URC table

MATCH REPORT: Champions Munster produced a superb second-half fightback to beat Ulster 29-24 at Thomond Park and ensure they will go into the United Rugby Championship play-offs as the number one seeds.

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Ospreys boot Lions out of play-offs

MATCH REPORT: Ospreys are in the play-offs after a nailbiting 33-29 win over Cardiff at Cardiff City Stadium in the United Rugby Championship on Saturday.

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Madrid SVNS, Day Two - men

LIVE UPDATES: Join us as we bring you LIVE updates on Day Two of the HSBC SVNS winner-takes all Grand Final - involving the top eight placed men's teams after the regular season.

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URC quarterfinal showdowns confirmed

NEWS: After a dramatic ending to the most competitive regular season of the United Rugby Championship the line-up for next weekend’s quarter-finals can be confirmed.

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Madrid SVNS, Day Two - women

LIVE UPDATES: Join us as we bring you LIVE updates on Day Two of the HSBC SVNS winner-takes all Grand Final - involving the top eight placed women's teams after the regular season.

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Bath seals Twickenham return after dramatic victory

MATCH REPORT: Johann van Graan's Bath ended a nine-year wait for a Twickenham final with a sensational 31-23 win over Sale Sharks.

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Scarlets end season on a high

MATCH REPORT: Scarlets ended a disappointing season in style with a convincing 32-15 bonus-point victory over fellow-struggles Dragons at the Cardiff City Stadium.

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RECAP: Bath v Sale Sharks

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the Premiership semifinal between Bath and Sale Sharks a\t The Rec.

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RECAP: Sharks v Bulls

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the United Rugby Championship Round 18 encounter between the Sharks and Bulls at Kings Park in Durban.

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Benetton seals play-off spot

MATCH REPORT: Benetton booked their place in the United Rugby Championship play-offs after a 31-6 home win over Edinburgh ended the Scottish side's hopes.

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RECAP: Stormers v Lions

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the United Rugby Championship Round 18 encounter between the Stormers and Lions in Cape Town.

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Drua knocks Crusaders out of Super Rugby play-offs

SATURDAY WRAP: The Fijian Drua overwhelmed the Melbourne Rebels 40-19 to snatch the last Super Rugby quarterfinal berth and end the play-off hopes of perennial champions the Crusaders.

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Glasgow survive big Zebre scare

URC REPORT: Jonny Matthews scored a pair of tries as Glasgow Warriors overcame a scare against Zebre Parma to end their regulation United Rugby Championship campaign with a 38-26 victory at Scotstoun.

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Leinster keep pressure on Bulls and Munster with win over Connacht

URC REPORT: Leinster boosted their hopes of a top-two finish in the United Rugby Championship with a 33-7 bonus point win over Connacht at the RDS Arena.

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Odendaal scores as Saints edge Sarries in Premiership semifinal

PREMIERSHIP REPORT: Owen Farrell signed off from his Saracens career with a 20-22 defeat by Northampton that extends Courtney Lawes’ own stay in English rugby for one last week.

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RECAP: Northampton v Saracens

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the Premiership semifinal between Northampton Saints and Saracens at Franklin's Gardens.

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Madrid SVNS, Day One - Men

LIVE UPDATES: Join us as we bring you LIVE updates on Day One of the HSBC SVNS winner-takes all Grand Final - involving the top eight placed men's teams after the regular season.

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Madrid SVNS, Day One - Women

LIVE UPDATES: Join us as we bring you LIVE updates on Day One of the HSBC SVNS winner-takes all Grand Final - involving the top eight placed women's teams after the regular season.

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URC, Round 18 - Teams and Predictions

SATURDAY PREVIEW: It is all to play for when the 2023/24 United Rugby Championship regular league phase concludes.

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The reason behind Sharks' absent Boks for Bulls clash

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: The 2023/24 United Rugby Championship season comes to a close for the Sharks when they host the Bulls at Kings Park on Saturday.

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Eddie ropes in former Bok lock to help Brave Blossoms

NEWS: Former Springbok Victor Matfield has been confirmed as the Technical Advisor for Eddie Jones’ Brave Blossoms as they start preparations for next month's test match against England.

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Match officials confirmed for five women's Tests

NEWS: World Rugby has confirmed the Match Officials for five women’s Test matches in June and July.

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Crusaders still in with a chance for playoff spot

FRIDAY WRAP: The defending Super Rugby Pacific champion Crusaders remain in the playoffs race for another day after a 43-10, bonus-point win over Moana Pasifika.

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Lions bring in attacking flair for Stormers

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: The Lions named their team to face the Stormers in the Round 18 clash of the United Rugby Championship at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.

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White opts for continuity against Sharks

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Bulls Director of Rugby Jake White has named his team to face the Sharks in Round 18 of the 2023/24 season on Saturday at the Kings Park Stadium in Durban.

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Springbok hopeful hits Stormers milestone

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Flank Ben-Jason Dixon will make his 50th appearance for the Stormers in the United Rugby Championship clash with the Lions at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.

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URC reduces SA teams' month-long Euro tours

NEWS: The full United Rugby Championship schedule for the 2024/25 campaign is now available thanks to the first-ever in-season launch of the following seasons’ fixtures.

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Carter's honest admission on England v New Zealand

SPOTLIGHT: All Blacks great Dan Carter believes England have it in them to move beyond a safety-first style of tournament rugby during an upcoming tour of New Zealand.

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Bok captain helps set up new Global Players Foundation

NEWS: Springbok captain Siya Kolisi is part of 10 stars from around the world who come together to launch a new charity, the Global Rugby Players Foundation.

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Nimble back signs long-term contract with Stormers

NEWS: Suleiman Hartzenberg is the latest star to extend his contract with the Stormers.

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Bulls retain services of playmaker

NEWS: One of the most exciting scrumhalves in the country has put pen to paper and extended his contract with the Bulls.

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'Absolute devastation': RA set for court battle over Rebels axing

REACTION: A legal battle looms between Rugby Australia and the consortium who planned to save the Melbourne Rebels, with the Super Rugby Pacific franchise to be shut down after 14 seasons.

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URC, Round 18 - Teams and Predictions

FRIDAY PREVIEW: Bonus points and even in some cases points differential will be chased as hard as match results as the 2023/2024 United Rugby Championship regular season comes to a tense and exciting conclusion in the final round of competition at the weekend.

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NZ rugby in danger of split as provinces win bitter vote

NEWS: A bid for wholesale reform of New Zealand Rugby's governing body was rejected by heartland unions on Thursday, threatening to throw the game into disarray in the rugby-mad nation.

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Bish-Bosch headlines local derby weekend

PREVIEW: Rondebosch will fancy their chances against a battling Bishops outfit, while Waterkloof, Durban High School and others will go into their respective local clashes as favourites.

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'It's pathetic and petty': Bobby defends SA teams against Euro criticism

SPOTLIGHT: Bobby Skinstad believes the criticism levelled at South African teams over their participation in European competitions has been 'unfounded'.

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VIDEO: The player who is a 'shoo-in' for Bok captaincy

SPOTLIGHT: Bobby Skinstad has explained the least disruptive path to selecting a Springbok captain should Siya Kolisi not be available.

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From friend to foe as Stormers host Lions

SPOTLIGHT: Having made his return from injury on tour, Stormers loosehead prop Sti Sithole is preparing to face his former team for the first time this season when the Lions visit Cape Town on Saturday.

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'A slap in the face': Debt-laden Rebels kicked out of Super Rugby

NEWS: Rugby Australia on Thursday rejected a consortium's bid to take over the debt-laden Melbourne Rebels and shut down the franchise after 14 seasons in Super Rugby.

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Munster reveal the details of Abrahams' move

TRANSFER NEWS: Munster and the IRFU confirmed the signing of 25-year-old back Thaakir Abrahams on a two-year deal.

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Super Rugby Pacific, Round 15 - teams and predictions

PREVIEW: With their Super Rugby Pacific play-off opponents already locked in, the Reds are determined not to be derailed by the Waratahs in their last-round clash in Sydney.

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VIDEO: Dance of the desperates at New White Hart Lane

WATCH as Sharks Director of Rugby Neil Powell previews the Challenge Cup Final face-off against Gloucester.

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'One of the best players in the world' signs for Stormers

NEWS: The Stormers have made sure that they are secure when it comes to their playmaker stocks.

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Wounded Affies set to storm KES fortress

PREVIEW: Affies will cross the Jukskei to tackle one of Joburg’s in-form teams this weekend, while Rondebosch will head to Paarl in search of a big scalp.

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'Leinster haven't done us any favours in recent years'

SPOTLIGHT: France flyhalf Romain Ntamack has put the disappointment of missing the World Cup behind him and is focussing on Saturday's "dream" Champions Cup Final in London.

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Bok World Cup winner headlines Premiership Team of the Season

SPOTLIGHT: Four South African players are featured in the Premiership Team of the Season.

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VIDEO: Crusaders issue statement on Penney's foul-mouthed insult

REACTION: Crusaders CEO Colin Mansbridge has apologised for Rob Penney's foul-mouthed insult about a TV reporter at a heated press conference.

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Exeter star bags top Premiership award

NEWS: Henry Slade may have missed out on England's World Cup squad last year but his performance for Exeter Chiefs has earned him the Premiership Player of the Season.

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VIDEO: Ox ready to wrestle with a Bear

Sharks and Springbok World Cup hero Retshegofaditswe Nché talks about facing a Russian wrestler in the Challenge Cup Final.

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REPORT: Ireland star picks Olympics over Bok series

NEWS: One of Ireland's key players is set to miss the upcoming two-Test series against the Springboks in July.

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VIDEO: SA stars nominated for URC Try of the Season

AWARDS: Five South Africans feature in the nominations for the 2023/2024 United Rugby Championship Try of the Season award.

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VIDEO: Bulls the enigma of URC

WATCH as Bulls Director of Rugby Jake White addresses the enigma that his team has become - the vast contrasts between attack and defence.

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The dramatic route back to SA for Bath flank

NEWS: South African flank Chris Cloete has announced his plan to retire at the end of the season and will do so in dramatic fashion on a trek through Africa back to his country of birth.

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Toulouse have a score to settle against Leinster

SPOTLIGHT: Toulouse do not want their past results against Leinster to play on their minds ahead of this weekend's Champions Cup Final at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

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IRFU promises to be 'more transparent and equitable' with new funding model

NEWS: The Irish Rugby Football Union announced that - following a review of its existing funding model - a number of changes will be implemented from the start of next season.

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Lions rake in replacement for Tshituka

NEWS: Transfer news out of the Lions camp revealed that a promising Bulls flank and a hooker out of Japan are on their way to the Den..

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Springbok Pollard versus Tigers Pollard

SPOTLIGHT: @RugbyPass columnist Daniel Gallan looks at why some Springboks don't seem to perform at the same level for their domestic outfits as they do for the national team.

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'It is a South African trait': Gloucester on high alert ahead of Sharks clash

SPOTLIGHT: Gloucester Director of Rugby George Skivington said there is no escaping the huge physical battle that his team will encounter in the Challenge Cup Final

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Super Rugby Pacific, Round 14 - Teams and Predictions

PREVIEW: The Hurricanes will be without captain Brad Shields and fellow livewire loose forward Du'Plessis Kirifi for the crunch Super Rugby clash at the Chiefs on Friday.

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Second injury bomb drops on Boks

INJURY UPDATE: South Africa may be without the services of one of their key backline players when they tackle Ireland in a two-Test series in July.

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What if it is a draw?

SPOTLIGHT: If a Champions Cup or Challenge Cup Final is drawn at the end of normal time, there is a series of tiebreakers.

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Challenge Cup Final: By the numbers

SPOTLIGHT: Gloucester and the Sharks are gearing up for their Challenge Cup Final face-off on Friday.

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Bok bosses 'zoom' into Test prep

NEWS: The Springboks will kick off their second in-person alignment camp in Cape Town on Wednesday – a month before their opening Test of the season against Wales in London on June 22 – with a group of 38 players assembling for the two-day camp.

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'We also have performance targets, which we will not compromise'

REACTION: South Africa will not compromise their performance standards to meet 'transformation targets'.

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Johann van Graan makes shortlist for best DOR in Premiership

NEWS: South African Johann van Graan has been nominated for Premiership Director of Rugby of the 2023/24 Premiership season.

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'I’ve loved every second': Ireland speedster to hang up his boots

NEWS: Ireland and Munster star Simon Zebo has announced that he will retire from rugby at the end of the season.

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Blues launch bid for early Barrett return

SPOTLIGHT: All Blacks star Beauden Barrett could make an early Super Rugby Pacific return following his stint with Japanese League One side Toyota Verblitz.

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Sharks suffer captaincy setback

INJURY UPDATE: The Sharks will be without the services of their captain and double World Cup winner Lukhanyo Am for the rest of the season.

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Try-scoring moguls v turnover kings

SPOTLIGHT: If statistics are anything to go by, the Sharks might have a slight edge over Gloucester when they face off in the Final of the Challenge Cup at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on Friday.

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VIDEO: Lions' 'belief bottle' is full ahead of Cape Town trip

SPOTLIGHT: The Lions believe they have turned a corner after their excellent win against Glasgow Warriors at Ellis Park over the weekend.

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Leinster not dwelling on back-to-back Finals failures

SPOTLIGHT: Leinster flyhalf Ross Byrne has labelled the Champions Cup 'an incredibly special competition' as the Irish province bid for a record-equalling fifth EPCR elite crown at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday.

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Dobson: 'Maybe we shouldn't be relying on our character'

REACTION: Stormers coach John Dobson has implored his players to play to their true potential, rather than rely on 'guts-and-glory' to win matches,

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How four SA teams can dominate Euro's top league

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Not only could there be three South African franchises in the United Rugby Championship play-offs, but there might be four local teams in the Champions Cup next season.

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Reds star learns his fate for tripping

DISCIPLINARY UPDATE: Reds wing Suliasi Vunivalu will miss his team's derby clash against the Western Force after copping a one-game suspension after his pair of trips earned him a red card in the defeat to Fijian Drua.

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Leinster face nervy wait ahead of Final

INJURY UPDATE: Head coach Leo Cullen confirmed Garry Ringrose is in a race to full fitness for Leinster's Champions Cup Final against Toulouse at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday.

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World Rankings: Big drop for Black Ferns

SPOTLIGHT: A historic weekend has resulted in New Zealand falling outside of the top two in the World Rugby Women’s Rankings for the first time in history.

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Munster peaking at the right time

REACTION: With just one round of matches to go, reigning United Rugby Championship champions Munster have gone top of the table for the first time this season - talk about timing your run to perfection!

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VIDEO: Six-try thumping my mistake

VIDEO: Glasgow Warriors coach Franco Smith was adamant his side was beaten by a Lions side who played extremely well with just 14 players.

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Road to the play-offs: Booking the Euro ticket

SPOTLIGHT: And then there was one - just one more round of the 2023/24 United Rugby Championship to go, but with so much still to play for.

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Potent Paul Roos on track for perfect season

WEEKEND WRAP: Paul Roos made yet another statement when they beat Paarl Gym to secure their 10th consecutive win of the season.

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'Tahs sack coach after dismal season

NEWS: Coach Darren Coleman has been sacked by the Waratahs but will see out the Super Rugby Pacific season.

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Pathways to 'transformed' Boks getting better

REACTION: The back-to-back World Cup champion Springboks may have fallen short of the government's 'transformation targets', but the pathway to a 'fully transformed' team is getting better.

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Pretorius has arrived in XV-man game

SPOTLIGHT: As we reflect on the weekend that was, we highlight the players who went above and beyond for their teams in the United Rugby Championship. 

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Johann van Graan created 'something special' at Bath

REACTION: Bath Head of Rugby Johann van Graan described his side's achievement in securing a home semifinal in the Premiership play-offs as a "humbling experience".

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Ruan Pienaar's farewell party spoiled

WEEKEND WRAP: Griquas will host the SA Cup Final next weekend and face Pumas in Kimberley following this weekend’s conclusion of the league phase.

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URC, Round 17 - the momentous moments

WATCH as we bring you some of the momentous highlights from Round 17 of the United Rugby Championship matches at the weekend!

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VIDEO: The off-the-wall reason why Bulls star failed his HIA

WATCH as Bulls Director of Rugby Jake White reveals the off-the-wall reason why one of his star players failed his HIA.

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De Allende wins Bok midfield battle

JAPAN RUGBY LEAGUE ONE WRAP: The Wild Knights will meet Brave Lupus Tokyo in the Final of the third edition of Japan Rugby League One next weekend at the National Stadium in Tokyo.

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VIDEO: Lions go off script to thrive in the face of adversity

REACTION: Lions head coach Ivan van Rooyen lauded his team for not hitting the panic button during their United Rugby Championship Round 17 clash against Glasgow at Ellis Park on Saturday.

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Cream rising to the top

ALL THE WEEKEND RESULTS: It has not been a perfect season, but some of South Africa's most prom,inent school teams are bdginning to show some ominous form.

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'A legend of the game has passed'

NEWS: Tony O'Reilly, one of Irish rugby's greatest players and later a successful businessman, was lauded as a "trailblazer" by the Republic of Ireland's prime minister after his death aged 88.

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Sharks player's London trip cancelled

REACTION: The Sharks are busy tweaking some travel arrangements ahead of their Challenge Cup Final against Gloucester at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Friday.

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Cardiff outplay 14-man Sharks in Durban

MATCH REPORT: Cardiff ended their South African tour on a high with a 36-14 win over the Sharks in Durban on Saturday.

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Bulls get a boost after Ulster's dramatic win over Leinster

MATCH REPORT: John Cooney slotted over a last-gasp long-range penalty to earn Ulster a 23-21 win over Leinster and guarantee them a place in the United Rugby Championship play-offs.

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VIDEO: Wiese red card has Bok coach sweating

SATURDAY WRAP: A red card for departing back row forward Jasper Wiese will leave Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus with a few sleepless nights.

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Libbok boots Stormers to victory in Galway arm-wrestle

MATCH REPORT: Manie Libbok kicked three penalties as the Stormers edged Connacht 16-12 in a United Rugby Championship arm-wrestle in Galway on Saturday.

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RECAP: Connacht v Stormers

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the United Rugby Championship Round 17 encounter between Connacht and the Stormers at the Sportsground in Galway.

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RECAP: Sharks v Cardiff

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the United Rugby Championship Round 17 encounter between the Sharks and Cardiff at Kings Park in Durban.

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Fourteen-man Lions blitz Glasgow Warriors; do Bulls a favour

MATCH REPORT: The Lions not only kept their United Rugby Championship play-off dream alive, but also did the Bulls a massive favour on Saturday.

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Ospreys still in the mix after victory over Dragons

URC REPORT: Ospreys kept alive their United Rugby Championship play-off hopes by beating the Dragons 26-13 in bonus-point fashion.

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RECAP: Lions v Glasgow Warriors

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the United Rugby Championship Round 17 encounter between the Lions and Glasgow Warriors at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.

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VIDEO: Inside the Toulouse camp with Jack Willis

WATCH as Stade Toulousain-based England international Jack Willis talks about life in France and looks forward to the Champions Cup Final.

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RECAP: Bulls v Benetton

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the United Rugby Championship Round 17 encounter between the Bulls and Benetton at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria

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Bulls stay alive in top-two race with Moodie hat-trick

MATCH REPORT: World Cup-winning Springbok Canan Moodie scored a hat-trick as the Bulls eased to a 56-35 win over a willing Benetton in their URC match at Loftus Versfeld.

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Brumbies add to Crusaders' misery; Blues go back top

SATURDAY WRAP: The Brumbies ended a 15-year winless streak against the Crusaders on Saturday.

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All Black great dies

NEWS: All Black great Sid Going has died at the age of 80, New Zealand Rugby said Saturday.

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Munster edge Edinburgh to go top

REPORT: A brace of tries by Antoine Frisch helped Munster climb to the top of the United Rugby Championship table as they held on for a 29-26 win at Edinburgh.

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Scarlets move out of the basement

REPORT: Gareth Davies ran in two of Scarlets’ four tries as they picked up a fourth win of the season with a 32-18 bonus-point victory over Zebre Parma at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi.

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Scotland's NZ-born star calls it a day

NEWS: Saracens revealed that Sean Maitland will retire at the end of the season.

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URC, Round 17 - Teams and Predictions

PREVIEW: With just two rounds left in this season's United Rugby Championship, teams have been closely monitoring the different permutations for play-off places.

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Hurricanes survive scare to go top

FRIDAY WRAP: The Hurricanes regained top spot in the Super Rugby table with a hard-fought 32-24 home win over Moana Pasifika.

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'I can never be Kwagga'

FEATURE: He has the same Sevens pedigree, but admits he may not be up to par in the 15-a-side code just yet.

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Stormers load up on experience for Galway grind

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: The Stormers added a considerable amount of experience to their starting XV for the United Rugby Championship crunch match on Galway on Saturday.

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Trio's last dance in the Park

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Three players could be making their last appearances in Lions colours at Ellis Park, when the Johannesburg-based franchise face the table-topping Glasgow Warriors.

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Bok returns from ban for Loftus crunch

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: The Bulls have been bolstered by the return of Johan Goosen from suspension.

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Bulls land Baby Bok skipper on long-term deal

NEWS: JF van Heerden has signed his first senior professional contract with the Bulls after an impressive 2023/24 debut season with the Tshwane-based outfit.

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Big Bok midfield battle in Japan as Faf returns to training

SEMIFINAL PREVIEW: We look ahead to this weekend's semifinals and the Raplcement Battle in this season's Japan Rugby League One.

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Sharks risk 'second string' team against Cardiff

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: The Sharks have named a decidedly second-string team to face Cardiff in a United Rugby Championship Round 17 encounter at Kings Park on Saturday.

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Watershed weekend for top school sides

PREVIEW: Affies and Paarl Gym will look to stall their Grey College and Paul Roos counterparts this weekend, while a plucky Milnerton outfit will chase a rare southern suburbs 'Triple Crown'.

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Unfair criticism levelled at Libbok?

OPINION: @rugby365com contributor Angus Opperman dissects the importance of Manie Libbok in the Stormers set-up amid scrutiny.

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VIDEO: SA teams have 'hit the jackpot' says All Black legend

SPOTLIGHT: All Black legend Ma'a Nonu believes Super Rugby has fallen further behind the pack when it comes to the toughest leagues in the world.

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VIDEO: Why Ruan Pienaar is the first name in Frans Steyn's World XV

WATCH as two-time World Cup-winning Springbok Frans Steyn reveals what is the most enduring characteristic of retiring Springbok legend Ruan Pienaar.

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Sharks centre receives lengthy ban for Kings Park red card

DISCIPLINARY UPDATE: Sharks centre Murray Koster has received a five-game suspension for foul play in his team's 24-25 defeat to Benetton in Durban last weekend.

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VIDEO: Lions playmaker ready for big comeback

VIDEO: Gianni Lombard has been ready to help the Lions make it into the Top Eight of the Challenge Cup since his injury in January and his time is now to help out his team.

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URC, Round 17 - teams and predictions

FRIDAY PREVIEW: The United Rugby Championship is in for an entertaining conclusion as just six points separate sixth and 10th place in the table. 

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Tigers' World Cup winner sad to say goodbye

SPOTLIGHT: As his four seasons with Leicester Tigers draws to an end, World Cup winner Jasper Wiese looks set to head to Japan next season.

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Suspended star gets Champions Cup Final lifeline

DISCIPLINARY UPDATE: Toulouse centre Santiago Chocobares has been suspended for three weeks for a dangerous tackle in the Champions Cup semifinal against Harlequins.

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AUDIO: Sharks ready to 'bend' medical process to get injured Boks ready

LISTEN as Sharks defence coach Joey Mongalo gives an update on their injured World Cup winners ahead of the big Euro Final.

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Ireland lose key player for SA tour

INJURY UPDATE: Ireland will be without one of their key leaders when they head to South Africa to take on the Springboks in July.  

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VIDEO: The Westerners' warhorses who 'scare' Stormers

WATCH as Stormers defence coach Norman Laker explains to @king365ed who are the biggest threats in the Connacht team.

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Stormers star extends his contract

NEWS: The Stormers have locked in the services of Evan Roos until at least 2027.

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VIDEO: Why Bulls are still 'sour'

SPOTLIGHT: Bulls loose forward Elrigh Louw admitted it will be costly to underestimate Benetton when the two sides meet this weekend at Loftus Versfeld.

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'He's knocking on the All Blacks' door'

SPOTLIGHT: Hurricanes captain Brad Shields is backing teammate TJ Perenara to regain his All Black place after coming back this season from a ruptured Achilles.

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It's all or nothing in final round of SA Cup

PREVIEW: The SA Cup will reach a decisive juncture this weekend – with Friday’s two clashes in Bloemfontein and Nelspruit crucial in determining the two finalists – as the last round of group matches unfold.

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Super Rugby Pacific, Round 13 - Teams and Predictions

PREVIEW: Melbourne doesn't know if Friday's Super Rugby Pacific clash with the Chiefs will be their last ever home game, but they intend playing like it is to cement a maiden finals berth.

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French ref for Sharks' Euro Final

NEWS: The French referee Mathieu Raynal will take charge of the Challenge Cup Final between Sharks and Gloucester in London on May 24

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VIDEO: 'We can't rely on altitude anymore' says Fourie

VIDEO: Jaque Fourie, defence coach of the Lions, is adamant that his team cannot rely on the altitude against a tough side like Glasgow Warriors at Ellis Park this weekend.

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Loftus Versfeld: A difficult place to visit says Umaga

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Benetton flyhalf Jacob Umaga did not downplay the immense challenge of facing the Bulls at their fortress Loftus Versfeld.

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How Bulls are reaping rewards from the Ackermann influence

WATCH as Bulls lock Ruan Vermaak identifies the reason behind his improved form at the Pretoria franchise.

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Road to Europe: The one obstacle that could trip up URC candidates

SPOTLIGHT: In the ballyhoo over the United Rugby Championship play-off race, one significant fact appears to have escaped the attention of pundits.

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The Vunipola clan exit top English club

NEWS: England international Billy Vunipola will leave Saracens at the end of the season, the Premiership club announced.

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VIDEO: No Bok invite inspires Lions speedster

VIDEO: Lions wing Edwill van der Merwe has been tearing up the fields with sterling tries, but the Springbok invite still eludes him.

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URC, Round 17 - Referee appointments

NEWS: The match officials appointments of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship Round 17 fixtures have been confirmed.

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VIDEO: Playing 'just a walk in the park' for Siya

WATCH as two-time World Cup-winning Springbok captain Siyamthanda Kolisi gives some insights into the mental fortitude of the world champions.

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VIDEO: Pienaar talks about finally walking off into 'retirement sunset'

WATCH as Cheetahs and Springbok legend Ruan Pienaar talks about finally ending his playing career - two decades after it started.

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Super Rugby Pacific, Round 13 - match official appointments

NEWS: It is a last chance saloon for the Waratahs and perhaps Western Force in Round 13 of Super Rugby Pacific, as they battle to make the play-offs.

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VIDEO: Bok prop weighs in on scrum law change

VIDEO: Unlike Rugby League, in Rugby Union every player has a role to play and one part of that is the scrum - a weapon to gain dominance.

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VIDEO: Jake - Scrum law changes not a 'conspiracy' against Boks

WATCH as Bulls Director of Rugby Jake White pours cold water on 'conspiracy theories' that suggest World Rugby's recent law changes target the Springboks' strengths

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VIDEO: The key that could unlock the women's game in SA

While the plans to develop and grow the women’s game in South Africa have yet to be disclosed, one thing has been made clear: change is needed.

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Bristol Bears to host Wallabies in historic clash

NEWS: The Bristol Bears will host Australia in a friendly at Ashton Gate on November 8 this year.

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Currie Cup

Top teams keep SA Cup Final hopes alive

WEEKEND WRAP: The penultimate round of the SA Cup brought forth a series of high-calibre matches, with the top four teams all keeping their final hopes alive with the conclusion of the group stage in sight.

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AUDIO: Sharks have one massive game to achieve something

AUDIO: The Sharks have one massive game ahead to achieve something this year and that will be their focus in the next two weeks.

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Countries

VIDEO - 'Pick your battles': Bok prop has his say on World Rugby's rule change

REACTION: Bulls star Wilco Louw said that teams with powerful scrums won't be too discouraged by one of World Rugby's latest law changes.

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Countries

SA Rugby sets record straight amid nepotism allegations

REACTION: The Springboks' first test series since their 2023 World Cup triumph in France has been overshadowed by some daunting allegations.

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VIDEO: Home play-off mission made ‘difficult’ for Bulls

REACTION: Bulls Director of Rugby Jake White admitted his team’s United Rugby Championship home play-off mission has become difficult, but certainly not impossible.

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Another North-South derby on the cards?

SPOTLIGHT: Things are heating up as the United Rugby Championship enters the penultimate round this weekend.

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Grey College tame fiery Paarl Boys’ High

WEEKEND UPDATE: Grey College tamed fiery Paarl Boys’ High 40-28 in an epic Interschools encounter in the City of Roses on Saturday.

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VIDEO: Why Franco Smith gave Warriors a pass mark in Pretoria

REACTION: Glasgow Warriors Franco Smith knows his side has no space to slip up with Leinster and Munster hot on their trail in the United Rugby Championship race for the top spot.

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Latest News

VIDEO -'We are still alive': Lions bring out the calculators

SPOTLIGHT: Lions head coach Ivan van Rooyen believes that his team will need another six points from their final two games to qualify for the play-offs of the United Rugby Championship.

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Latest News

Dream run continues for Paul Roos, Waterkloof

WRAP: Paul Roos tightened their grip on the unofficial No. 1 ranking, while Waterkloof and Stellenberg recorded statement wins on another dramatic weekend for South African schoolboy rugby.

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Countries

VIDEO: All Black captain reveals 'very hard' decision on Test future

NEWS: New Zealand captain Sam Cane will retire from Test rugby at the end of 2024, the side said Monday, calling time on a World Cup-winning 12-year international career.

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Countries

Former Bok skipper reveals his toughest opponent

SPOTLIGHT: Former Springboks skipper Bobby Skinstad has named his hardest man in rugby.

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Latest News

Junior Bok boss admits there is room for improvement

REACTION: Head coach Bafana Nhleko praised the character and fighting spirit of the Junior Springboks after they staged a successful comeback to beat Argentina in a pulsating Under-20 Rugby Championship match at the Sunshine Coast Stadium in Bokarina, Queensland in Australia on Sunday.

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European Cup

AUDIO: Sharks sweating over fitness of three World Cup winners

INJURY UPDATE: Less than a fortnight before their big European Final, the Sharks are sweating over the fitness of three key World Cup-winning Springboks.

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Benetton scores late winner against 14-man Sharks

MATCH REPORT: Benetton replacement Jacob Umaga scored a try and conversion in the 78th minute to snatch an unlikely United Rugby Championsip win over the Sharks at Kings Park, in Durban, on Saturday.

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Countries

Bok Women book World Cup spot

REPORT: The Springbok Women successfully defended their title as African champions, but they were made to work very hard for a 46-17 victory over a never-say-die Madagascar side at Stade Makis in Antananarivo on Sunday.

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VIDEO: 'There is nobody we are really scared of'

SPITLIGHT: With just two games left in the round-robin phase of the United Rugby Championship, Stormers head coach Dobson said his team will be going all out to try and secure a home quarterfinal.

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NZ claim Rugby Champs U20 title, Junior Boks end on a high

ROUND THREE WRAP: The New Zealand Under-20 side won the inaugural Rugby Championship U20 title on Sunday after a 36-25 win over Australia in Bokarina.

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Latest News

VIDEO - Dobson: 'We were in purgatory'

SPOTLIGHT: Stormers head coach John Dobson admitted that his players displayed more confidence than his coaching team during Friday's United Rugby Championship Round 16 match against the Dragons in Newport.

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Latest News

Leinster back in the top two with nine-try romp over Ospreys

REPORT: Jordan Larmour scored his first senior hat-trick for Leinster as the Irish province produced a second-half masterclass to hammer Ospreys 61-14 at the RDS Arena.

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Gloucester in 90-point blowout ahead of Euro Final

SATURDAY WRAP: Leaders Northampton secured a home semifinal in the Premiership with a 90-0 annihilation of an under-strength Gloucester, their record win in the competition.

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Latest News

Bok's try helps Munster boost top-four bid

MATCH REPORT: Munster are within reach of a home quarterfinal in the United Rugby Championship following a runaway 47-12 derby win over Connacht at Thomond Park.

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Latest News

Late bonus point keeps Lions alive

MATCH REPORT: Replacement Emmanuel Tshituka scored two late tries - the second on the stroke of full-time - as the Lions scored a 34-13 bonus-point United Rugby Championship win over Cardiff at Ellis Park on Saturday.

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Ulster keep pressure on Stormers

MATCH REPORT: Ulster strengthened their play-off hopes with a 31-20 bonus-point win over Scarlets on Saturday.

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RECAP: Sharks v Benetton

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the United Rugby Championship Round 16 encounter between the Sharks and Benetton at Kings Park in Durban.

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RECAP: Bulls v Glasgow Warriors

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the United Rugby Championship Round 16 encounter between the Bulls and Glasgow Warriors at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.

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Bulls in lucky escape against table-topping Glasgow

MATCH REPORT: The Bulls bagged five points, but they almost let it slip against the table-topping Glasgow Warriors in a thrilling United Rugby Championship encounter at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

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Blues edge Hurricanes to go top

SUPER RUGBY SATURDAY WRAP: Harry Plummer's perfect goal-kicking proved the difference as the Blues beat the Hurricanes 31-27 on Saturday to take over as Super Rugby competition leaders.

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Countries

Bok Women eye World Cup 2025 spot as tough test looms

SPOTLIGHT: The Springbok Women will run out against Madagascar at Stade Makis in Antananarivo on Sunday with clear focus and clarity on the job at hand and if they can execute, there will be reason to celebrate at the final whistle.

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Latest News

Reds suffer cruel injury blow

UPDATE: A broken arm for Harry Wilson has soured the Queensland Reds' gritty and crucial 26-22 win over an injury-hit Melbourne Rebels.

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Countries

VIDEO: Homeward-bound Wiese keeping his cards close to his chest

WATCH as World Cup-winning Springbok Jasper Wiese joins the Behind the Ruck team to talk about his future plans.

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Sale keep play-off hopes alive

FRIDAY WRAP: Sale Sharks kept their Premiership play-off hopes alive with a 31-22 bonus-point victory over Leicester Tigers on Friday.

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Countries

VIDEO: The Malmesbury Missile in his own words

WATCH the video trailer of an interview when Pieter-Steph du Toit, Man of the Match in the World Cup Final, goes on a Walk-&-Talk with Jim Hamilton.

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Edinburgh back into play-off picture

MATCH REPORT: Edinburgh had to fight against a spirited Zebre Parma side but in the end, they secured a 40-14 bonus-point victory to give their United Rugby Championship play-off hopes a considerable boost.

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Latest News

Stormers fight back to get better of Dragons

MATCH REPORT: The Stormers, ignited by a brilliant second-half performance, marched on in their United Rugby Championship quest after a successful outing against Dragons at Rodney Parade in Newport.

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RECAP: Dragons v Stormers

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the United Rugby Championship Round 16 encounter between the Dragons and Stormers at Rodney Parade, in Newport.

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Under-20 Rugby Championship, Round Three - teams and predictions

PREVIEW: It is all to play for in the final round of the inaugural Under-20 Rugby Championship at the Sunshine Coast Stadium in Bokarina on Sunday.

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Latest News

URC, Round 16 - Teams and Predictions

SATURDAY PREVIEW: It is being billed as the 'game of the weekend' - and with good reason - when the fourth-placed Bulls host the table-topping Glasgow Warriors at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.

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Australia

VIDEO: Joe Schmidt's revenge mission against Boks

REACTION: With last year's World Cup Final defeat still fresh in his mind, Joe Schmidt will now be planning to knock South Africa off their perch in Australia.

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URC, Round 16 - Teams and Predictions

PREVIEW: The Stormers are aware that Chris Hollis might want to prove a point in Newport on Friday.

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Reds win ugly against Rebels, Chiefs thump Moana Pasifika

FRIDAY WRAP: All Black centre Anton Lienert-Brown grabbed a second-half try as the Chiefs thumped Moana Pasifika 43-7 in a bonus-point win Friday to go third on the Super Rugby table.

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Latest News

Beefy Bulls changed for Loftus crunch

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Bulls Director of Rugby Jake White has made five changes to his side that will take on the Glasgow Warriors in Round 16 United Rugby Championship crunch match at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Saturday.

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Lions get some serious muscle back for final dash

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: The Lions take on Welsh side Cardiff in a crucial Round 16 United Rugby Championship match at Ellis Park on Saturday.

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Latest News

Sharks to unleash their big guns on Benetton

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: The Sharks are not going to hold anything back at Kings Park on Saturday, when they host Italian outfit Benetton a United Rugby Championship Round 16 encounter.

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AUDIO: Eskom keeps Bulls' lights on for three more years

AUDIO: Springbok and Bulls stalwart Marco van Staden will remain a Bull for the next three years following an extension of his contract.

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Latest News

World Rugby reveals automatic bans for red cards

UPDATE: World Rugby has announced further details of a revised red card sanction process trial featuring automatic off-field sanctions for players shown red cards.

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Countries

England star set to miss series against All Blacks

NEWS: Leicester forward Ollie Chessum will miss England's tour of Japan and New Zealand after being ruled out for the rest of the season with an injury.

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France match against Farrell's World XV cancelled

NEWS: France's match against a World XV featuring former England captain Owen Farrell in June has been cancelled, the organisers told AFP in a statement on Thursday.

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Argentina

World Rugby confirms radical law changes ahead of Test season

NEWS: The evolution of the game we love has continued with the World Rugby Council approving a package of law amendments that will come into effect from July 1.

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VIDEO: Lions to spring a surprise to turn the tide

VIDEO: Desperate times call for desperate measures and the Lions might spring a surprise on the visiting Cardiff at home at Ellis Park on Saturday.

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Countries

Bad Billy gets 'slap on the wrist' warning

UPDATE: Saracens and England star Billy Vunipola has been given a 'slap on the wrist' following his arrest in Mallorca last month.

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Latest News

Big 'Euro Final' not a distraction for Sharks

INTERVIEW: The Sharks are on the verge of achieving one of their main goals - winning one of Europe's premier competitions.

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Boishaai brace for Grey assault

PREVIEW: Paarl Boys' defence will be put to the ultimate test when they face a rampant Grey College in Bloemfontein this Saturday.

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Countries

VIDEO: Springbok set for key Scottish coaching role

WATCH as England-born and Scotland-capped loose forward Ryan Wilson explains what the future of Springbok Franco Smith looks like.

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Latest News

Dobson reveals changes for Dragons showdown

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Stormers Director of Rugby John Dobson has revealed his team for their United Rugby Championship Round of 16 match against the Dragons on Friday.

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Currie Cup

Play-off race heats up as SA Cup enters closing stages

PREVIEW: Several teams will striving to keep alive their dreams of reaching the SA Cup Final.

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Latest News

'That sign is designed to get in your head'

SPOTLIGHT: Glasgow Warriors will be "one of the fittest teams to go to Loftus Versfeld".

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Latest News

VIDEO: 'The altitude, I felt it' says Bulls flank

VIDEO: The four years spent playing for the Exeter Chiefs came back to bite Bulls flank Jannes Kirsten when he returned to the playing field for the Bulls against Ospreys at Loftus Versfeld a fortnight ago.

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Countries

Koen's plan finally coming together for Boks Women

REACTION: Springbok Women head coach Louis Koen praised his squad for transferring the work they’ve done on the training field to match day in their big victory over Kenya in Madagascar on Wednesday, something they have not always mastered in the past.

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Latest News

'One of the greatest Stormers of all time'

While there is no doubt that he is an icon at the Stormers, Brok Harris' legendary status will be taken to another level when the South African franchise faces the Dragons this Friday.

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European Cup

VIDEO: That scrum penalty hurt Lions prop deeply

VIDEO: Lions prop Asenathi Ntlabkanye is a big unit who doesn't shy away from contact, but when a scrum penalty is awarded against his pack, it really hurts him.

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Latest News

VIDEO: Road to the play-offs for Bulls & Stormers

WATCH as two retired players - World Cup winner Schalk Brits and Scotland veteran Ryan Wilson - analyse the URC chances of the two leading South African franchises.

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Another key figure commits to Bulls

NEWS: Bulls utility back David Kriel has extended his stay at the franchise by a further three years.

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Countries

England star confirms future with new deal

NEWS: Harlequins confirmed Danny Care has signed a new contract with the club ahead of the 2024/25 season.

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Latest News

Six Nations: New step for women's game

NEWS: Six Nations Rugby is introducing the first of its kind Six Nations Women’s Series, which will debut this July, in Parma, Italy.

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Latest News

Super Rugby, Round 12 - teams and predictions

PREVIEW: The Hurricanes beefed up their starting side for Saturday's top-of-the-table Super Rugby showdown at the Blues, adding captain Brad Shields, as well ass All Blacks Jordie Barrett and TJ Perenara.

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Latest News

VIDEO: The action of the U20 Rugby Champs

WATCH as @rugby365com brings you all the highlights of the inaugural Under-20 Rugby Championship Round Two action.

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Latest News

VIDEO: Nortjé - 'Coach Franco knows Loftus well'

VIDEO: The Bulls will welcome back captain Ruan Nortjé to lead the herd against table-toppers Glasgow Warriors in Round 16 of the United Rugby Championship at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

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VIDEO: Top-eight dream still alive despite topsy turvy season

VIDEO: The Lions’ top-eight dream is still alive and kicking despite the gargantuan task ahead in the next three rounds of the United Rugby Championship to move up from their 11th spot on the table.

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European Cup

Nienaber outlines to-do list for Leinster's Euro double

The first hurdle has been overcome and Leinster will face Toulouse in a battle of the giants for the Champions Cup later this month, but they are far from where they need to be.

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Latest News

Baby Boks don't want humbling loss to be a 'recurring theme'

REACTION: A disappointed South African coach Bafana Nhleko bemoaned his team's error-rate in their humbling 19-24 loss to Australia in Round Two of the Under-20 Rugby Championship.

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Countries

VIDEO: Dweba's honest admission amid Springbok talk

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Stormers hooker Joseph Dweba identified a couple of key areas that require attention in his effort to reclaim a Springboks spot.

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Latest News

SA is the best place as Rooster chases his Green and Gold dream

NEWS: The Bulls continue to resign key players on long-term contracts.

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Latest News

VIDEO: Schalk Brits gives the 'real story' on how Stormers dumped him

WATCH as World Cup-winning Springbok Schalk Brits talks about the 'real story' behind his decision to sign for the Bulls and not the Stormers. as well as which South African team he now supports.

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Joeys edge red-carded Baby Boks

ROUND TWO WRAP: New Zealand raced clear in the inaugural Under-20 Rugby Championship, following another day of monsoon-like conditions on Australia's Sunshine Coast.

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Countries

Springboks set for another ground-breaking moment

NEWS: History will be made in South Africa in more than one way when the Springboks meet Portugal for the first time in a Test in Bloemfontein in July.

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Currie Cup

The prop who went from NWU Eagles to Bok invite

SPOTLIGHT: Varsity Cup rugby aside, chances are the name Ruan Swiegers has not come up in real rugby conversations around braaivleis fires in South Africa much.

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Latest News

Stormers' wunderkind returns for Euro tour

SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: A 27-man Stormers squad will leave Cape Town on Tuesday for a crucial two-match United Rugby Championship tour.

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AUDIO: 'Why I chose Bulls over foreign markets'

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Hooker Johan Grobbelaar committed to the Bulls, predicting the franchise will secure some silverware in the near future.

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URC, Round 16 - Referee appointments

NEWS: The match officials appointments of the United Rugby Championship Round 16 fixtures have been confirmed.

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Countries

Defending Africa Cup champs on course for World Cup 2025

RUGBY AFRICA WRAP: South Africa and Madagascar got off to winning starts in their bid to win the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup 2024 and qualify for WXV 2 and Women’s World Cup 2025.

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Countries

Koen changes it up for Kenia encounter

PREVIEW: The Springbok Women’s head coach Louis Koen made nine changes to his starting team and 11 overall when he named his squad to play Kenya in the Africa Women’s Cup at Stade Makis in Antananarivo on Wednesday.

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Rejuvenated Stormers get front row boost

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Forwards coach Rito Hlungwani confirmed that the Stormers received a much-needed loosehead boost ahead of their United Rugby Championship European tour.

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Countries

All Black found guilty of domestic violence

NEWS: Byron Kelleher, All Black and Toulouse scrumhalf, was found guilty of domestic violence by a Paris court on Monday.

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European Cup

All-time Champions Cup record for Leinster prop

NEWS: With his appearance off the bench against Northampton Saints, Leinster prop Cian Healy surpassed Munster legend Ronan O’Gara to set the all-time Champions Cup appearance record.

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Countries

VIDEO: Kriel scores sensational solo try in Japan

JAPAN RUGBY LEAGUE ONE, ROUND 16 WRAP: Times, dates, teams are confirmed for the semifinals of Japan Rugby League One after the weekend’s final round of the regular season.

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Latest News

Rugby Championship U20, Round Two - Teams and Predictions

PREVIEW: The Junior Springboks will be looking to punish Australia up front when they meet in Round Two of the Rugby Championship Under-20 tournament in Bokarina on Tuesday.

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Countries

Springboks dominate SA Sport Awards

NEWS: The Springboks and some of their superstars were the headline winners at this year's SA Sport Awards.

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Countries

Daisies, Boland continue to stamp authority

WRAP: The Bulls Daisies and Boland Dames continued to make their presence felt in the Women’s Premier Division on Saturday, stretching their winning streaks to four matches to remain at the top of the table.

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Countries

'I will be back': Elton hits out at unnamed 'organisations'

SPOTLIGHT: Elton Jantjies has vowed to return to the rugby field in the future.

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Countries

Intense SA Cup conclusion on the cards

WRAP: In an exhilarating back-and-forth tussle between SA Cup frontrunners, Griquas and the Pumas, the team from Kimberley managed to snatch a late victory in their game and cemented their spot at the top of the log.

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European Cup

Lowe's warning to Leinster teammates ahead of Euro Final

REACTION: Hat-trick hero James Lowe accepts Leinster must raise their game if they are to end an agonising wait for a fifth European Champions Cup title.

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European Cup

'A hell of a task against Leinster'

REACTION: Toulouse flank Jack Willis braces himself for a challenging Champions Cup Final against Leinster. 

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Latest News

Big statements made at schools festivals

WRAP: Affies claimed two convincing wins against top opposition at the recent festival at Kimberley, while Rondebosch ended Wynberg’s unbeaten run down in Cape Town.

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Latest News

Singapore SVNS, men - Day Three

WRAP: A thrilling final day awaits fans at the Singapore National Stadium, as the men's HSBC SVNS league title races go to the wire.

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Latest News

Singapore SVNS, women - Day Three

WRAP: A thrilling final day awaits fans at the Singapore National Stadium, as the women's HSBC SVNS league title races go to the wire.

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European Cup

'Petulant child' Marler's brainfade par for the course

REACTION: Veteran England prop Joe Marler has done his already battered reputation more harm with another 'petulant' brainfade.

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European Cup

VIDEO: 'He hasn't reached anywhere near his ceiling yet'

WATCH as Sharks coach John Plumtree gives his verdict on rising star, flyhalf Siyabonga Masuku.

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Latest News

'Load management' key for Baby Boks

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: JF van Heerden will captain a Junior Springbok side showing several changes when they take on Australia in the second round of the Under-20 Rugby Championship.

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European Cup

It's the Battle of the Giants

MATCH REPORT: The two most successful teams in the history of Europe's premier competition, the Champions Cup, will meet in the Final at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on May 25.

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European Cup

RECAP: Stade Toulousain v Harlequins

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the Champions Cup semi-final face-off between Stade Toulousain and Harlequins at Stadium de Toulouse.

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European Cup

Gloucester takes aim at superstar Sharks

REACTION: George Skivington says that Gloucester will be braced for "a massive challenge" when they tackle South African heavyweight Sharks in this season's Challenge Cup Final.

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Latest News

School festivals and other results

WEEKEND UPDATE: Schools results continued to throw up some big surprises.

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Latest News

BlitzBoks 'did not deliver' says Snyman

MATCH REPORT: Argentina, playing for the HSBC SVNS league title, came back hard in the second half of their fifth-place playoff to edge the Springbok Sevens by 14-10 in the teams’ final clash in Singapore this weekend.

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Latest News

Springbok Women’s Sevens finish on a high in Singapore

NEWS: One try was enough for the Springbok Women’s Sevens team as they finished the HSBC SVNS Singapore on a winning note and secured ninth position with their second victory of the weekend over the USA.

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European Cup

Loss another scar to add, but Saints will be better for it

REACTION: Northampton Saints' Director of Rugby Phil Dowson is "incredibly proud" of his side despite their 17-20 loss to Leinster in their Champions Cup semifinal at Croke Park on Saturday.

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European Cup

Toulouse the standard bearers of the competition says Cullen

REACTION: Leo Cullen was relieved to see his Leinster side "get over the line" as the Irish province survived a Northampton fightback in a 20-17 European Champions Cup semifinal win at Croke Park on Saturday.

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European Cup

Leinster heads to Final after holding off Saints fightback

MATCH REPORT: Leinster managed to scrape through to the Final of the Champions Cup after beating Northampton 20-17 at Croke Park in Dublin on Saturday night.

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European Cup

RECAP: Leinster v Northampton Saints

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the Champions Cup semi-final face-off between Leinster and Northampton Saints at Croke Park in Dublin.

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European Cup

VIDEO: Misfiring set pieces a concern for Sharks

WATCH as Sharks coach John Plumtree gives his view of a nailbiting one-point win over Clermont Auvergne in a Challenge Cup semifinal.

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European Cup

Gloucester storms into Final of Challenge Cup

MATCH REPORT: Gloucester booked their place in the Final of the Challenge Cup after defeating Benetton 40-23 at Kingsholm on Saturday.

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European Cup

RECAP: Gloucester v Benetton

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the Challenge Cup semi-final face-off between Gloucester and Benetton at Kingsholm.

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European Cup

Toulouse v Harlequins - Teams and Prediction

SUNDAY PREVIEW: In Sunday's Champions Cup semifinal, record five-time European kings Toulouse host English Premiership side Harlequins at Le Stadium in Toulouse.

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European Cup

Sharks doing it the Springbok way - by one point

MATCH REPORT: The Sharks produced a sensational comeback to become the first South African team to appear in a European Professional Club Rugby Final.

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European Cup

RECAP: Sharks v Clermont Auvergne

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the Challenge Cup semi-final face-off between the Sharks and Clermont Auvergne at The Stoop in London.

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Countries

Bok Women in top form as they thump Cameroon

MATCH REPORT: The Springbok Women cut loose in the second half of their Africa Women's Cup opener against Cameroon in Madagascar, winning the clash by 55-0 (half-time 19-0) at Stade Makis in Antananarivo on Saturday afternoon.

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Latest News

Singapore SVNS, men - Day Two

WRAP: We bring you Day Two of the men's action at the Singapore leg of the HSBC SVNS World Series on Saturday.

42d
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Latest News

SHOCK! Reds edge Crusaders at Christchurch

SATURDAY WRAP: Fraser McReight has led a Queensland Reds charge in Christchurch to snap his side's 25-year losing streak against the Crusaders in New Zealand.

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European Cup

Leinster v Northampton -Teams and Prediction

SATURDAY PREVIEW: Leinster and Northampton Saints harbour realistic dreams of a domestic and EPCR double when they front up in the semifinal of the Champions Cup at a sold-out Croke Park in Dublin on Saturday, in short: it’s on!

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Countries

#VIDEO: Bok opens up about intense threats post-RWC quarterfinal win

WATCH as Springbok Cobus Reinach shared his experiences with horrific online abuse following South Africa's win over France in the 2023 World Cup.

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Latest News

Singapore SVNS, women - Day Two

WRAP: We bring you Day Two of the women's action at the Singapore leg of the HSBC SVNS World Series on Saturday.

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Latest News

Rugby Australia left Rebels out in the cold says Foote

REACTION: Melbourne Rebels coach Kevin Foote says his team feel abandoned by Rugby Australia with their future in the Super Rugby Pacific competition still to be decided.

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Latest News

Vunipola admits to drink problem after Mallorca arrest

NEWS: England rugby international Billy Vunipola accepted he had a problem "knowing when to stop" as he explained the circumstances behind his alcohol-fuelled arrest in Mallorca.

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Countries

Booi: 'Africa Cup is our pathway to England'

SPOTLIGHT: In an international career spanning 14 years, Springbok Women captain Nolusindiso Booi has probably seen everything that women’s rugby at the highest level can deliver.

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Latest News

Leicester fullback suspended after swearing incident

NEWS: Leicester Tigers’ fullback Mike Brown was handed a suspension of two weeks for swearing at match officials following his red card in their 19-21 home defeat by Bristol Bears.

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Challenge Cup, Semifinals - Teams and Predictions

PREVIEW: The Sharks are ready to turn the Stoop into their 'Stoep'.

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Bulls lock in promising hooker

NEWS: Bulls front row Jan-Hendrik Wessels has extended his stay at Loftus Versfeld to June 2026.

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BlitzBoks off to winning start in Singapore

MATCH REPORT: The BlitzBoks got their HSBC SVNS campaign in Singapore off to a winning start with victories over Spain and Samoa on Friday, effectively booking their spot in the quarterfinals.

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Singapore SVNS, men - Day One

WRAP: We bring you Day One of the men's action at the Singapore leg of the HSBC SVNS World Series on Friday.

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Waratahs Super Rugby finals hopes fade

FRIDAY WRAP: The  Waratahs' finals hopes remain in tatters following yet another Super Rugby Pacific flop.

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Plumtree tweaks matchday squad for Challenge Cup semifinal

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Sharks head coach John Plumtree has revealed his team to face Clermont Auvergne in Saturday's Challenge Cup semifinal at Twickenham Stoop in London.

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Multi-year deal for one of Stormers' leading men

NEWS: Lock Ruben van Heerden has committed to the Stormers until at least 2027.

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Singapore SVNS, women - Day One

WRAP: We bring you Day One of the women's action at the Singapore leg of the HSBC SVNS World Series on Friday.

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Rebels face more hurdles despite rescue plan

NEWS: A vote to save the Melbourne Rebels may prove to be only a stay of execution, with the debt-ridden Super Rugby Pacific franchise facing further hurdles in its bid to stay alive.

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#VIDEO: Reinach breaks silence on RWC Final omission

In the latest episode of Fresh Start, host and former Scotland international Johnnie Beattie sits down with South Africa and Montpellier scrumhalf Cobus Reinach as he delves into everything Springboks.

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Jake White explains why new signing fits the bill

REACTION: Bulls Director of Rugby Jake White confirmed that "versatility' was the magic word when he made the decision to sign Sharks utility back Boeta Chamberlain.

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Springbok star Ox Nche on his 'happy place'

In an exclusive interview, Rugbypass contributor Jamie Lyall sits down with World Cup-winning prop Ox Nche to dissect the intricacies of a solid Springbok scrum.

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Leinster under pressure to make up for Irish World Cup disappointment

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: The Champions Cup semifinal weekend has arrived and with that the start of a period of immense pressure for Leinster.

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Bulls lure Sharks playmaker to Pretoria

NEWS: The Bulls have won the tug-of-war with the Sharks and landed the signature of Boeta Chamberlain.

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Junior Boks have work to do says Bafana

REACTION: Junior Springbok coach Bafana Nhleko said he is happy with his team's effort and learnings from their Under-20 Rugby Championship opener played in very difficult conditions against a strong New Zealand U20 side in Australia.

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Tyrone Green's crossroad: Springboks v England

Tyrone Green’s dancing feet aren’t yet at a crossroads, but they’re getting there fast.

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Junior Boks and NZ share spoils in Rugby Champs U20 opener

ROUND ONE WRAP: The Junior Springboks and New Zealand played to a 13-all draw in their Rugby Championship Under-20 opener at the Sunshine coast Stadium on Thursday.

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Kriel faces De Allende in crunch Japan clash

PREVIEW: Saturday’s match between fourth-placed Eagles and unbeaten top-of-the-table Saitama Knights is notable for the various approaches the combatants adopt, as it will for the outcome.

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Preview: Singapore Sevens

ROUND SEVEN: Singapore National Stadium is set to host the hotly anticipated seventh and final regular season round of HSBC SVNS 2024 on May 3-5 as the World SVNS League winner will be crowned.

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'A clear vision': Van Graan makes a big decision on his coaching future

NEWS: Head of Rugby Johann van Graan has signed a new contract with Bath, committing his long-term future to the club until the end of the 2029/30 campaign.

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VIDEO: Sharks heading to a 'proper place'

WATCH as Sharks captain Lukhanyo Am and wing Werner Kok front up to the media ahead of the Challenge Cup semifinal on Saturday.

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Solontsi, Mabenge return to Test fray against Cameroon

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Sizophila Solontsi and Nomawethu Mabenge will make welcome returns to Test rugby after being named in the Springbok Women’s starting team to face Cameroon in the Africa Women’s Cup opener in Madagascar on Saturday.

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Two teams in a battle for the SA Cup summit

PREVIEW: The SA Cup will kick into a higher gear this weekend when the two top teams on the table, Griquas and the Pumas, will battle it out for the top spot in Kimberley on Friday afternoon.

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Clermont ready to 'sink their teeth' into Sharks

SPOTLIGHT: The "big names" in the Sharks squad will be giving French club Clermont Auvergne extra motivation to push themselves to a higher level this week.

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England star must 'keep his mouth shut' says Etzebeth

SPOTLIGHT: Eben Etzebeth said he was annoyed by Courtney Lawes' comments about the Bulls' approach for last month’s Champions Cup quarterfinal against Northampton Saints.

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Dragon gets three-match ban for red card

NEWS: Dragons lock Ben Carter has been slapped with a three-match ban, after his foul play red card in 27-34 United Rugby Championship loss to Connacht last Saturday.

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Kimberley festival to provide stern test for top dogs

PREVIEW: Affies and Boishaai will look to make a statement in Kimberley this week, while Wynberg will have their hands full when they host Rondebosch on Saturday.

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Rugby Championship U20, Round One - teams and predictions

PREVIEW: The Rugby Championship for Under-20 teams, to be played at the Sunshine Coast Stadium, Bokarina on Australia’s eastern seaboard, kicks off on Thursday.

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Leinster 'covering all areas' in their Euro double quest

CHAMPOIONS CUP SPOTLIGHT: Leinster flyhalf Ross Byrne has labelled Saturday’s sell-out Champions Cup semifinal against Premiership leaders Northampton Saints at the 82,300-capacity Croke Park as “huge”.

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Junior Boks all set for historic U20 Rugby Champs

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Prop Zachary Porthen will lead the Junior Springboks against New Zealand on Thursday, in the opening round of the inaugural Under-20 Rugby Championship in Queensland, Australia.

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Currie Cup

Griquas suspends player 'arrested for violence '

NEWS: The Griqualand West Rugby Union has suspended a professional player arrested for violence earlier this week.

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Itoje is free to play as citing complaint is dismissed

DISCIPLANRY NEWS: Saracens lock Maro Itoje will be available for his side's Premiership matches after having his citing for a dangerous tackle against Bath dismissed.

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Fear no factor for ambitious Madibaz

PREVIEW: Madibaz coach David Manuel is encouraging his troops to play 'without fear' in their Varsity Cup promotion-relegation match against CUT this week.

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Wales wing swaps Cardiff for France

TRANSFER NEWS: Cardiff confirmed Owen Lane will leave the club at the end of the season to join Valance Romans in France.

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VIDEO: Leinster defends 'transient' squad system

WATCH Leinster's contact and skills coach Seán O'Brien defends the decision to send a two-bit squad to South Africa.

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Etzebeth picks his Bok captain

SPOTLIGHT: As the Bok captaincy debate rages on, Springbok superstar Eben Etzebeth would "love" it if his longtime friend gets the role in this new World Cup cycle.

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Super Rugby Pacific, Round 11 - Teams and predictions

PREVIEW: The race to the finals begins as teams enter the final month of the Super Rugby Pacific regular season.

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Australia

Wallaby coach admits confusion as he plays the long game

SPOTLIGHT: Coach Joe Schmidt admits he probably won't know his best Wallabies starting side until December, as he builds towards next year's British and Irish Lions series.

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European Cup

The one hurdle the Sharks must overcome

SPOTLIGHT: When the Sharks 'host' French outfit Clermont Auvergne in a Challenge Cup semifinal at Twickenham Stoop on Saturday, it will be a clash of teams with contrasting réclame.

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Bok star shocked by Ireland's RWC arrogance

SPOTLIGHT: Springbok superstar Eben Etzebeth said he was surprised by Ireland's arrogance after the two sides' World Cup pool match in France last year.

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No stopping Springboks' RWC trophy tour

NEWS: Three members of the Springboks’ World Cup squad will accompany the Webb Ellis Cup on the third stop of the RWC Trophy Blitz, which heads to Kimberley on Friday.

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The football player in a Stormers jersey

SPOTLIGHT: Stormers young gun Sacha Feinberg-Mngomezulu admitted his sporting career could have taken a different path at junior level.

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Bok Women's plan for Africa Cup

SPOTLIGHT: The Springbok Women are well aware of the potential reward at the end of their next journey to Madagascar, but they will not make the mistake of focusing only on the ultimate prize and to then be tripped up by something unexpected because they look too far ahead.

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'We are growing every tournament': The trajectory of BlitzBoks women

SPOTLIGHT: The exposure of playing in the HSBC SVNS 2024 season has benefitted the South Africa Women's Sevens team tremendously and although it has not always shown in the results, the improvement of the team has been real and heartwarming.

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Middle East to host the world's best?

NEWS: A surprise bidder has emerged for the Nations Championship finals.

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Bulls leading the URC's scoring charts

SPOTLIGHT: It isn’t only crowd figures that have ballooned since the inception of the United Rugby Championship - South African franchises have also given the tournament some of its biggest scorelines.

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How stalwarts want to steer BlitzBoks to Olympic Games

SPOTLIGHT: They have 'been there and done that' in their BlitzBoks careers of close to a decade, but for Dylan Sage and Siviwe Soyizwapi, a return to the familiar HSBC SVNS circuit is almost like a new beginning and an experience they are embracing with a broad smile on their faces.

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VIDEO - Lions captain on Zebo incident: 'They fell for it'

REACTION: The Lions conceded that they were outsmarted by Munster during their United Rugby Championship Round 15 clash in Johannesburg.

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VIDEO - Van Rooyen: 'That Stormers game could get really spicy'

SPOTLIGHT: After their defeat to Munster at home last weekend, the Lions will have it all to do to qualify for the United Rugby Championship play-offs.

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Kwagga on how he overcomes his 'lack of size'

INTERVIEW: @rugby365com & RugbyPass columnist Jon Cardinelli chats to Albertus Stephanus Smith about the journey that took him to two World Cup titles.

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Hurricanes face a Super injury crisis

NEWS: The Hurricanes face a front row injury crisis ahead of Friday's home game against the Waratahs.

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Familiar faces return to Springbok Women squad for Africa Cup

NEWS: Experienced Springbok Women’s players Nomawethu Mabenge, Lusanda Dumke and Sizophila Solontsi have been included in the national squad for the Africa Women’s Cup in Madagascar next month, where qualification for the 2025 World Cup in England is at stake.

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Stormers centre heads to Wales to join Dragons

TRANSFER NEWS: The Dragons have bolstered their backline stocks with a Stormer.

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Two stars back for Leinster's semifinal

NEWS: Leinster’s Garry Ringrose and Jimmy O’Brien will both be fit to face Northampton in the Champions Cup semifinal at Croke Park this weekend.

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Can Baby Boks emulate 'big brother'?

INTERVIEW: When the Junior Springboks open their Under-20 Rugby Championship campaign against New Zealand at the Sunshine Coast Stadium on Thursday, they will have the benefit of calling on the calmness of towering lock JF van Heerden.

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Vunipola issues statement following 'express trial'

REACTION: England star Billy Vunipola has revealed his side of the Majorca story.

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Bok lock's yellow sends Heat to dramatic loss

WEEKEND WRAP: A yellow card shown to Springbok Franco Mostert sent Heat into sleepmode leading to a dramatic 24-61 loss at the hands of Spears in Japan Rugby League One on the weekend.

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REPORT: England star tasered and arrested after 'violent' behaviour

NEWS: England star Billy Vunipola was reportedly arrested in Majorca after displaying violent behaviour in a pub over the weekend.

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Unbeaten Paul Roos, Wynberg march on

WEEKEND WRAP: Paul Roos have strengthened their claim to the unofficial No.1 ranking in the school game, after securing their sixth-consecutive win.

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Road to the play-offs: New URC log-leaders

SPOTLIGHT: Glasgow Warriors are the new leaders of the United Rugby Championship having jumped above Leinster at the top of the table.

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Australia

Rugby Australia announces AU$9.2 million deficit at AGM

NEWS:Rugby Australia has announced a AU$9.2 million deficit for the 2023 financial year.

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VIDEO: Stormers to rely on Boks to end Euro tour woes

REACTION: The Stormers will rely heavily on their Springboks for their upcoming two-match United Rugby Championship tour.

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Schools frontrunner Paul Roos march on

WEEKEND RESULTS: It was another weekend of intriguing matches on the school scene.

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Munster becoming strong contenders to retain URC title

SPOTLIGHT: Last season one of the reasons the Munster success in the United Rugby Championship was seen as a fairytale was because they had to play all their play-off games at home, but it looks likely they will have a much easier route to this year’s final if they get there.

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Currie Cup duo continue to fly high in SA Cup

WRAP: There is no stopping the leaders on the SA Cup log, Griquas and the Pumas, as they continued with their unbeaten run in the sixth round of the competition, while the Griffons and Cheetahs recorded good victories to remain in touch with the frontrunners.

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Vermeulen's double keeps Exeter Chiefs' play-off hopes alive

SUNDAY WRAP: Exeter Chiefs kept alive their Premiership play-off hopes by brushing aside West Country rivals Gloucester 38-17 at Kingsholm.

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VIDEO: As win was slipping away...what Ospreys chased

VIDEO: Ospreys head coach Toby Booth said he was looking for four tries after it became evident that the Bulls were running away with the score in their Round 15 encounter of the United Rugby Championship at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

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VIDEO: The ace up White's sleeve that caught Ospreys off-guard

The Bulls' Director of Rugby, Jake White, had a plan up his sleeve which caught Ospreys, and the referee, completely off guard and resulted in a convincing victory at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

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Six tries for Harlequins in Premiership thriller

SATURDAY WRAP: Harlequins scored six tries in a thrilling 41-32 victory against English Premiership leaders Northampton on Saturday, boosting their play-off hopes with two games left.

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Bulls bounce back to thump Ospreys

URC REPORT: The Bulls got their United Rugby Championship campaign back on track with a 61-24 win over the Ospreys in Round 15 on Saturday.

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Munster bring Lions back down to earth

URC REPORT: Munster made it two wins from two matches on their South African tour after they beat the Lions 33-13 in Johannesburg on Saturday.

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Stormers blow Leinster away

URC REPORT: The Stormers returned to winning ways in the United Rugby Championship with a 42-12 win over an understrength Leinster side in Round 15 on Saturday.

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South Africans help Edinburgh see off Cardiff

URC REPORT: URC REPORT: Edinburgh kept their play-off hopes alive after a hard-fought 24-7 win at Cardiff.

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Connacht edge Dragons at Rodney Parade

URC REPORT: Connacht kept in contention for a United Rugby Championship play-off spot with a thrilling 34-27 victory against Dragons at Rodney Parade.

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RECAP: Stormers v Leinster

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the United Rugby Championship Round 15 encounter between the Stormers and Leinster in Cape Town.

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RECAP: Lions v Munster

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the United Rugby Championship Round 15 encounter between the Lions and Munster at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.

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Why Bridgend is the obvious choice for Ospreys

OPINION: The Ospreys have been a shining light in an abysmal time for Welsh Rugby as of late.

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RECAP: Bulls v Ospreys

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the United Rugby Championship Round 15 encounter between the Bulls and the Ospreys at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.

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Glasgow keep the pressure on Leinster

MATCH REPORT: Glasgow Warriors maintained their bid to finish top of the United Rugby Championship with a bonus point 40-9 win over Zebre on Saturday. 

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Cardiff coach receives ban

EWS: Cardiff's head coach Matt Sherratt will serve a one-game sideline ban for their game against Edinburgh on Saturday.

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URC, Round 15 - teams and predictions

SATURDAY PREVIEW: The South Africa's top two franchises - the Bulls and Stormers - are under immense pressure to bounce back from their disappointing results last weekend.

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Brumbies end Hurricanes' unbeaten run

SUPER RUGBY WRAP: The Brumbies have breathed new life into their Super Rugby Pacific title charge, knocking off the league-leading Hurricanes 27-19 on Saturday.

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Owen Farrell's heroics dent Bath's title challenge

REPORT: Reigning champions Saracens put one foot in the Premiership play-offs after Owen Farrell’s late penalty sunk title rivals Bath 15-12 at the Recreation Ground.

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Tuks put the seal on prefect season

MATCH REPORT: Scoring 15 tries to three, UP-Tuks ran rampant and beat Varsity College 95-21 in the Final of the 2024 Varsity Shield in Pretoria.

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URC: State of origin

SPOTLIGHT: @AngyboyJ looks at the provocative subject of where players originated from and who are the biggest 'poachers'.

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Kok hat-trick saves Sharks blushes

MATCH REPORT: The Sharks hung on for a nervous 32-27 win over the Scarlets in their United Rugby Championship Round 15 encounter at Parc Y Scarlets, in Llanelli, on Friday.

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Ulster uses 'get out of jail free' card against Benetton

MATCH REPORT: John Cooney's kicking proved the different as Ulster made it consecutive home wins with a 38-34 United Rugby Championship victory over Benetton in a exciting 10-try thriller at Ravenhill Stadium.

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RECAP: Scarlets v Sharks

READERS' FORUM: Welcome to our LIVE coverage of the United Rugby Championship Round 15 encounter between the Scarlets and Sharks at Parc Y Scarlets in Llanelli.

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Chiefs dent Waratahs' play-off hopes, Crusaders crush Rebels

SUPER RUGBY PACIFIC, FRIDAY WRAP: The Chiefs have delivered a blow to the Waratahs' Super Rugby Pacific finals hopes, coming from behind for a 38-22 win in Sydney.

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